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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered OkCupid Experiments on Its Users OkCupid, the online dating site, disclosed Monday that they sometimes manipulate their users' profiles for experiments. Christian Rudder, co-founder and president of OkCupid, tells Audie Cornish that these experiments help the site improve how it works.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Carrie Brownstein Carrie Brownstein is the co-creator, co-writer and co-star of "Portlandia" as well as an author and musician. She made her television career debut in 2011 with "Portlandia," and in 2012 and 2013 received an Emmy nomination for her work on the series. The show also received the prestigious Peabody Award for excellence in 2011. Brownstein first rose to prominence as a member of the critically acclaimed rock band Sleater-Kinney. Carrie Brownstein appeared in conversation with Vendela Vida on May 14, 2014.
  • 3:00 am
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum PG&E Hit With Federal Felony Charges in San Bruno Explosion A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted PG&E on 16 new counts in connection with the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010, including a charge of obstructing justice. The new indictments, which will be added to the original 12 charges in April, come one day after San Bruno officials accused PG&E and its regulator, the California Public Utility Commission, of overly friendly, "cozy" e-mail communications and asked that the head of the CPUC be removed.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Ralph Nader Envisions 'Unstoppable' Alliance Against Big Business Consumer crusader and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader joins us in the studio. In his new book "Unstoppable," Nader writes that the left and the right have more in common than meets the eye: specifically, growing mistrust of corporate power. We'll talk to Nader about his call for a new populist alliance from across the political spectrum to take on corporations.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now A Farmer's View of California's Drought As California's drought continues, farmers in the Central Valley are getting squeezed. The show checks out the view from the farm.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway U.S. and E.U. Step Up Sanctions Against Russia The United States and the European Union approved a new round of sanctions on Russia for allegedly supplying Ukrainian separatists with arms. The show looks at what's taken the U.S. and E.U. so long to reach consensus on sanctions. Guests include Michael McFaul, Stanford professor of political science and former U.S. ambassador to Russia.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Dom Flemons: Music After the Carolina Chocolate Drops Musician and singer Dom Flemons is a founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a band that revived traditional black string band and jug band music of the 1920s and '30s. Dom has gone solo since leaving the band. His new album "Prospect Hill" includes folk, ragtime, early jazz and rock 'n' roll and fife-and-drum music. Flemons will be in the studio and will sing and play music from his new album.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Cycling Along the Cold War Border Tensions continue over Ukraine. But a once-deadly border between east and west has become a 4,200-mile bike path.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Foxconn University? China's Foxconn factory, known for making Apple products, thinks establishing its own university will fix its high turnover rate.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Foxconn University? China's Foxconn factory, known for making Apple products, thinks establishing its own university will fix its high turnover rate.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Dom Flemons: Music After the Carolina Chocolate Drops Musician and singer Dom Flemons is a founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a band that revived traditional black string band and jug band music of the 1920s and '30s. Dom has gone solo since leaving the band. His new album "Prospect Hill" includes folk, ragtime, early jazz and rock 'n' roll and fife-and-drum music. Flemons will be in the studio and will sing and play music from his new album.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Military Equipment Failures, Water Standards and Veterans This new pilot program from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX returns with a program featuring three original investigations: an investigation into accidents and equipment failures in the military, a collaborative investigation into U.S. water standards and another in CIR's series of veteran investigations.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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